For Business Owners

We understand that deciding to sell part or all of your business requires significant thought regarding your future plans. As a founder or owner, you want to ensure that your business has strong stewardship to guide it into its next phase of growth.


Valent Capital Partners will work with you to accomplish these goals.

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Our Values

Trust and Transparency
Building trust between VCP and the business owner is our paramount concern, as we believe that a trusting relationship engenders a successful outcome for both VCP and the seller.

To that end, we will be candid and transparent about our approach and evaluation throughout the entire process so that we can manage each other’s expectations appropriately, whether or not a transaction ultimately ends up taking place.

Accountability
Our collective team is accountable to a large number of stakeholders in the business community. Our reputation defines us, and you can be sure that we will remain highly focused on your goals and those of the business throughout the transaction process.

Commitment
We understand that a business owner has spent years cultivating a culture that cannot be replicated and is core to the business’ success. We are committed to upholding the company culture and presence within the community so that the business may preserve the foundation on which it has succeeded.

Our Approach

We understand the sensitivities surrounding a prospective deal process and, as such, our goal is to perform a discreet and expeditious process in the following steps:

Build Relationship

VCP Actions

  • Introduce ourselves to business owner and establish fit with VCP criteria

Business Owner Actions

  • Gain comfort with VCP team and approach

Outcome: Preliminary indication of interest and move forward into Evaluation stage


Evaluation of Business

VCP Actions

  • Preliminary analysis of company and market

Business Owner Actions

  • Align with VCP on plan for growth of business and roles & responsibilities

Outcome: Letter of Intent to execute agreement


Due Diligence

VCP Actions

  • Detailed analysis of business, financial, operational, legal, and tax aspects of company

Business Owner Actions

  • Become comfortable with all terms of transaction and plan for change in ownership

Outcome: Draft Sale and Purchase Agreements


Close Transaction

VCP Actions

  • Execute legal agreements and prepare plan for ownership transition

Business Owner Actions

  • Execute legal agreements, owner liquidity and prepare plan for ownership transition

Outcome: Successful Transaction